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The Multiple Personalities of Coffee

Do you like your coffee with a shot of Kahlua? Do you take it extra large, put it on the tab? Are you a coffee snob who’ll only drink coffee that’s been French pressed? Coffee lovers come in all shapes and sizes, and with good reason. It can be decadent, it can be straightforward, it can get the job done or provide a lovely afternoon respite. However you take it, let’s agree that coffee is awesome and you should love every […]

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Avoiding Holiday Weight Gain

Easier said than done, right? We get it. It’s the holidays and desserts are all over your office and there’s nothing better than getting home to the smell of something sweet and savory cooking on the stove. It’s ok to enjoy yourself and have a sweet treat, but don’t let the holidays be your excuse for weight gain! There are strategies you can use to prevent those unwanted pounds from piling on before the New Year. Get started today.  

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Eating Healthy on Independence Day

This 4th of July, don’t let your bikini bod fall by the wayside – pay attention to the food you eat and party the right way with healthy, whole food alternatives to the usual fare. Who said healthy eating wasn’t fun?

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Kitchen Magician – back on your radar. The weekend is almost here – as is Miss Irene. Come on, Irene. Why must you do this to me? With Irene, comes storm prep. With storm prep, comes: A. Battling over bottled water like a tigress on a maimed gazelle at the grocery store B. Less time to cook C. Chance of losing power Now, the last time I checked, Jim Cantore from the Weather Channel was not one of my homeboys. […]

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Hey everyone! It’s only Wednesday, and already this week is totally topsy-turvy! For one, I (and many other New Yorkers) experienced my first EARTHQUAKE yesterday! It was really minor, but people were still freaking out. I thought I was going crazy for a second! I can’t imagine living somewhere like California where this sort of thing happens frequently. Anyway, if you’ll remember, this week I’m focusing on STRAWBERRIES, and today I want to provide you with a sweet, end-of-summer treat […]

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Your week is back in full swing and it is time to get down to business. I like getting down to business … with pesto. I would exfoliate with pesto. I would use it as the air freshener in my car. I would wear it. But since I can’t, yes, I decided to wear the colors of the Italian flag in my photo instead. Gotta get in that mind set, ya know? Toss some Dean Martin on the iPod, pop […]

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I keep seeing all these “Back to School” sales, the number of cookouts to go to is dwindling…and, another sign that summer is coming to a close, STRAWBERRIES ARE ALMOST OUT OF SEASON! That’s why, this week, I’m going to highlight them, because there are a ton of great recipes that you can make using strawberries in your Magic Bullet. ALSO, the good thing about strawberries going out of season is that you can find them on sale EVERYWHERE! Pints […]

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All the single ladies!!! All the single ladies!!! Happy Friday!! I’m so happy this week is over. To be honest, it was kind of a breeze, but I have SO MUCH work next week, that I’m going to suck up every ounce of free time that I can, and, well, maybe a few cocktails 🙂 So, to conclude this week, I’m leaving you guys with a refreshing cucumber beveRAGE! Girls, fire up your Bullet, it’s time to go on a […]

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GREEK DRESSING [ from video ] Magic Bullet parts: [1] Magic Bullet tall cup [1] Magic Bullet cross blade Ingredients: [1 cup] extra virgin olive oil [1 cup] red wine vinegar [3] cloves garlic – halved [3] fresh basil leaves, torn [2 teaspoons] fresh ground black pepper [2 teaspoons] salt [2 teaspoons] onion powder [2 1/2 teaspoons] dried oregano [2 teaspoons] Dijon mustard Directions: – Add all ingredients to tall cup – Blend for about 15 seconds until smooth GREEK […]

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Hey folks! Happy Wednesday! Today, I’m going to show you a versatile dressing that you can make with my next featured ingredient: cucumbers! I LOVE cucumbers, they’re super tasty and refreshing, and so is this dressing. It is a Greek-inspired yogurt dressing that can be used as a dip or dressing. Last night I even used it to drizzle over baked chicken cutlets and it was divine! In this video, I’ll show you how to use it for a tasty […]

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Terrific Tuesdays Tuesdays are always terrific – right? And if you are lucky enough to live in the northeast like me, this rain and extreme humidity that has made for a fabulous, high-gloss complexion for the past two days has been a fantastic added bonus…………………… Now let’s be serious for a moment. Is any recipe with the word ‘dip’ in it ever a bad? In my opinion, no. Are dips always the most healthy things in the world? Again, that […]

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Hey Bulleteers, I hope you had a wonderful weekend! It was really rainy in the city this weekend, and when that happens, it seems like no one goes anywhere! I was definitely a homebody….which is good, because it helped me come up with some great new recipes, like this one I’m about to share with you! Whenever it’s rainy, even in the summertime, I LOVE a good soup, and so to complete my series on recipes for watermelon, I’m including […]

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Hey Bulleteers!! Are you ready for the weekend? Me too! Tonight I’m attending a really posh tiki bar party in Greenwich Village, and will be drinking inspiring Hawaiin-themed cocktails in a room full of exotic birds!! I want you to come with me in spirit, so I’m sending along a WONDERFUL watermelon cocktail with which to start your weekend! Here ya go!! Ingredients: 1 cups watermelon flesh, seeds removed 1/2 ounce simple syrup 1/2 tbs lemon juice 1/4 cup vodka […]

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